Andrew Sutherland, the principal of Sutherland Education, has firm beliefs about how international students should be looked after when coming to study in the UK. “Sutherland Education is a care organisation” says Andrew.
So you’ve finished your exams. What a relief! All those months of work and the recent weeks of last-minute study to make sure your brain was as crammed full of information as possible. Not to mention the sweat-inducing stress of sitting scribbling in
Delicate crocuses and daffodils begin to appear from the once frozen earth and baby animals are welcomed into the world in farms across the country. The UK countryside breathes a sigh of relief after the long winter. Spring is here. As things start
What do you do when your children have grown up and flown the nest? For some parents, it’s a time to spread their wings after the intense parenting years, but for others there’s still a desire to have young people around to nurture and look after.
Rika entered Sutherland Education guardianship in 1992 aged 15. After leaving school in Japan, she started her education in the UK at the City of London Freemen’s School. Before giving up professional roles to raise a family, she worked in UK government for the Department of International Trade and the equivalent Japanese government organisation (JETRO).
Ann Doyle has been involved with Sutherland Education guardianship since 2004. Her introduction was through being a Governor at Bromsgrove School, as well as two local primary schools. She served as a District Councillor for 21 years and has been Chairman of Council. Ann was also a Company Director for a number of years.
With a degree in International Business, Spanish & French, experience in tutoring at A-level, English language teaching in France, hosting international students since 2016, and being a mother of five as well as a course coordinator with the Family Development Foundation (familydevelopment.org.uk), Nathalie proves the saying, if you want something doing, ask a busy person.
Homestay Guardians Advisor & Key Guardian
Lorna has had over 20 years working with young people in a large secondary school serving as both School Counsellor and Wellbeing Officer. She is well trained in safeguarding and has an OCN qualification in counselling. Lorna has been hosting international students for over ten years and has been a key guardian with Sutherland Education
With a BA degree in Organisational Management, Gosia now has well over 20 years’ experience as an Accounts Manager. She has been working with Sutherland Education since 1999. She has been a mainstay in our accounts department and a most loyal and understanding member of our team, supporting every aspect of guardianship for our students.
Anne is a highly skilled Finance Manager with considerable experience working in accounts and administration in local government. She joined Sutherland Education in 2013. After proving to be highly successful academically in her education in Sri Lanka, she went on to gain a Chartered Accountant qualification with specialisms in Financial Management, Business, Maths and Statistics.